The Philip Brett LGBT Fund will provide an award of up to $4,000 in the spring or summer of 2017 to a UC Berkeley graduate student who is conducting research related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer studies in any field or discipline.
The Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship competition is open to all UC Berkeley graduate students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Awardees shall demonstrate high academic distinction and excellence and shall be selected on a competitive basis by a faculty review committee evaluating the merits of the applications.
Applicants must provide brief summaries of their overall research interests and aims; questions they are pursuing or plan to pursue that are related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender issues; and contributions they hope to make to LGBT-related studies.
An endorsement letter from the academic adviser is required. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, March 10, 2017.